Aaron Robertson

Aaron Robertson is pursuing an MSt in Modern Languages at the University of Oxford, where he attends on a Rhodes Scholarship. His research focuses on identity formation, multilingualism, and dislocation in contemporary literature by Afro-Italian women. He has written for The Nation, Detroit Metro Times, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Point Magazine. In 2018, he will begin reporting for The New York Times as a James Reston Fellow. He won the PEN/Heim Grant for his translation of Igiaba Scego’s Beyond Babylon.

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